Simple Sugar Cookies

*THIS POST CONTAINS DOCTOR WHO: ASYLUM OF THE DALEKS SPOILERS*

If you are a Whovian and have not yet watched the first episode of season 7 or you have no interest in anything related to Doctor Who (to which I say  WHAAAAT?! WHY DON’T YOU? THIS SHOW IS AWESOME!), feel free to skip straight to the recipe. I don’t mind. Really.

Okay. Maybe just a little.

So, guys.

This is how I felt during the entire episode: OHMYGOODNESSOHMYGOODNESSOHMYGOODNESS!!!

For reals.

Since I like making lists, here are some of my random thoughts about the episode.

  1. The Doctor: Out of ten… Eleven. Loved that. Felt bad for him because he really wanted to help fix Amy & Rory.
  2. Amy and Rory: Divorce papers?! Nooooooooooooooo! (some time later) Awww… she gave him up… (even more time later) Kiss and make up. BIG YES!!
  3. The Daleks: Holy Toledo. There’s a crapton of them. Seriously.
  4. Oswin Oswald: Super cute. Super smart. Super sad ending.
  5. Steven Moffat: Such a brilliant writer.

Next up: Dinosaurs on a Spaceship.

CAN. NOT. WAIT.

Simple Sugar Cookies

Ingredients

1 ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

½ teaspoon baking soda

¼ teaspoon baking powder

¼ teaspoon salt

½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature

½ cup granulated sugar

¼ cup brown sugar

1 egg

½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract or vanilla bean paste

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350⁰F.
  2. In a medium bowl, add flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Whisk to combine.
  3. In a large bowl, add butter and sugars and cream with a hand mixer until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla and beat to combine.
  4. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and beat to combine.
  5. Using a 1-inch cookie scoop, scoop dough onto ungreased baking sheets.
  6. Bake 10-12 minutes, rotating pan 180⁰ at least once.
  7. Remove from oven and let cookies sit on baking sheet for 1-2 minutes.
  8. With a spatula, remove cookies from baking sheet and let cool on a wire rack.

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